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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, UK] Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research

“Our findings are in a stage of being assessed by an international journal and are currently under review [i.e. unpublished]. So I believe that’s why [the RCP report] did not take into consideration our discovery,” she says.
Harbour Times (hk)
added May 5, 2016 21:27
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Anti-smoking doctor calls for vaping to help hopeful quitters

arrived in Hong Kong... Professor Riccardo Polosa is a doctor turned scientist supporting the liberalisation of vaping products in order to lower the incidence of smoking and help people quit. He is the former president of the Italian Anti Smoking League
Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:32
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[Asia-pacific] E-cigarette body tells Hong Kong officials to regulate industry, not ban its products

The Asian Vape Association made its plea after the government announced plans to prohibit the import and sale of e-cigarettes in May last year...But the Council on Smoking and Health said e-cigarettes should still be banned as previous studies had found
South China Morning Post
added Mar 30, 2016 21:00
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: In the interests of public health, it’s time to ban e-cigarettes

Given the continuing terrible toll of smoking and second-hand smoking, much of which might have been avoided by more decisive action early on, authorities should now shoot first and ask questions later
South China Morning Post
added Mar 8, 2016 16:26
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] LETTER: Stringent rules on sale of e-cigarettes needed to protect youngsters

Before the e-cigarette business spins out of control and the population of people using them expands, it is crucial that we nip that expansion in the bud and keep them away from teenagers.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 7, 2016 08:49
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Electronic cigarette use among adolescents: a cross-sectional study in Hong Kong [Free Full Text]

Surveillance and intervention efforts should address a wide range of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. Tobacco cessation programs should also address alcohol use collectively. Policies prohibiting e-cigarette sales to minors may help prevent e-ci
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 14, 2016 02:50
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Anti-smoking group calls for total ban on e-cigarettes

The statutory body Council on Smoking and Health has called for a total ban on the sale of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong, after laboratory tests showed they contain harmful chemicals..
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:56
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[Hong Kong, UK] Could e-cigarettes leave you INFERTILE? Devices 'contain more toxins than polluted air - including those linked to infertility and cancer'

Furthermore, scientists have discovered for the first time some contain toxins linked to fertility problems, fetal development issues and thyroid disruption. The study, by researchers at Baptist University in Hong Kong has prompted health officials to c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:36
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[Asia, China] A million times more harmful than outdoor air: Hong Kong study raises e-cigarette cancer alarm

Electronic cigarettes were found to contain one million times more cancer-causing substances than outdoor air in a study by Baptist University. Researchers also discovered a type of flame retardant that affected the reproductive system and could lead to
South China Morning Post
added Feb 29, 2016 17:02
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[Asia] EDITORIAL: Hong Kong must sustain the war on tobacco even as smoking rates continue to decline

Government should press on with the expansion of no-smoking areas and legislation to enlarge health-warning signs on cigarette packets
South China Morning Post
added Feb 15, 2016 20:45
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